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Peter Morici: The dollar could be a curse for America

The global appetite for dollars permits Uncle Sam to run the printing presses but that is not an unlimited warrant......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

Peter Morici: Facebook’s Libra threatens dollar’s international status

Properly managed, Libra could replace the dollar as the currency of choice for legitimate international transactions, writes Peter Morici......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 15th, 2019

Peter Morici: Realigning U.S. monetary policy for a truly global currency

The Federal Reserve’s principal tools — adjusting short-term interest rates and quantitative easing —are radically out of sync with a global economy that relies on the dollar, writes Peter Morici......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 1st, 2019

Peter Morici: The Left is a bigger threat to America than China

The Left is the big threat to the American way, writes Peter Morici......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 25th, 2019

Peter Morici: Too few children threatens economic growth

America and much of the industrialized world are suffering from a baby drought with terrible consequences for long-term economic growth and social insurance systems that support the elderly......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 2nd, 2018

Peter Morici: Trump’s protectionism won’t displace dollar as the reserve currency

The dollar is king by acclaim of private traders, investors and plain old folks like you and me......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2018

Peter Morici: Trump’s protectionism won’t dethrone King Dollar

The dollar is king by acclaim of private traders, investors and plain old folks like you and me......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 9th, 2018

Peter Morici: America may have to abandon free trade with China

American manufacturers and farmers victimized by China’s mercantilism and retaliatory tariffs had better settle in for a long trade war. Beijing is not likely to cave quickly to President Donald Trump’s demands......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2018

Trade war, Brexit stoke debt and dollar, hit stocks and sterling

Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom curtailed appetite for equities on Wednesday and stoked demand for "safe" government bonds......»»

Category: topSource: reuters16 hr. 35 min. ago

Debt and dollar in demand, sterling and stocks stricken on trade war and Brexit

Resurgent trade tensions, concern over the outlook for corporate America and the growing risk of a chaotic Brexit in the United Kingdom dampened appetite for equities on Wednesday while keeping alive interest in the dollar and government bonds......»»

Category: topSource: reuters18 hr. 20 min. ago

Asia shares subdued, dollar supported as sterling suffers

Asian shares drifted off on Wednesday as anxious investors awaited more earnings reports from corporate America, while the dollar held firm in the wake of robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound......»»

Category: topSource: reuters21 hr. 35 min. ago

Asia shares subdued, dollar benefits as sterling suffers

Asian shares drifted off on Wednesday as anxious investors awaited more earnings reports from corporate America, while the dollar held firm in the wake of robust U.S. retail data and a Brexit-driven dive in the pound......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2019

Peter Morici: Trump must have solutions for health care to win re-election

To win the swing voters and cobble together a majority of electoral votes, President Donald Trump must address our broken health care system — it ranks first among issues with voters, writes Peter Morici......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 8th, 2019

Peter Morici: Trump should hang tough against China

Americans should be prepared for President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese goods to become permanent and to disengage from China completely, writes Peter Morici......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 24th, 2019

Peter Morici: Why the Fed should ditch its 2% inflation target

Spending, not inflation, drives growth and prosperity, writes Peter Morici......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 17th, 2019

Iran Calls For "Elimination" Of Dollar To Stop US "Economic Terrorism" 

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that America's economic influence would be eliminated if countries halt the use of dollars in their international transactions, reported Sputnik.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 11th, 2019

Peter Morici: Sustaining Trump’s 3% growth rate

The liberal-dominated economics profession is wrong when it tells us the economy cannot sustain 3% to 4% growth because of slowing productivity and labor-force growth, writes Peter Morici......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 3rd, 2019

U.S. dollar stores warn of tariff hit after reporting upbeat sales

Two of America's largest dollar store chains warned on Thursday that rising tariffs due to escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing would hit U.S. shoppers, after reporting strong quarterly sales that sent their shares up about 6%......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 30th, 2019

Invasive Fish Threaten the Great Lakes, and Could Devastate a Billion-Dollar Industry

For nearly 30 years, the United States has been aware of a foreign invader that now occupies nearly all tributaries in the largest drainage basin in North America, including the mighty Mississippi........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 28th, 2019

Peter Morici: Building taller cities to cope with climate change

Mitigation may be cheaper than the draconian measures proposed to address climate change......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2019

Peter Morici: House Democrats should stop holding up trade deal with Mexico and Canada

The USMCA trade deal with Mexico and Canada isn’t perfect, but House Democrats should put aside their partisan instincts to help pass it, writes Peter Morici......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 20th, 2019